Seminar Overview

Designed specifically for boiler operators and general facility maintenance personnel, this 1 or 2-day course covers all basic and necessary mathematical formulas and applications for safe and energy efficient operation of your building facility systems.

Discussion Topics

Signs & Symbols

  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Multiplication and Division
  • Fractions and Decimals
  • Radical Sign: root
  • Parentheses
  • Brackets

Order of Operation


Temperature Measurement


Fluid Measurement




Linear Equations


  • Circle
  • Diameter
  • Radius
  • Circumference
  • Area

Solving Problems

  • What is known?
  • What is the question?
  • What formula is needed?
  • Units of measurement

Practical Applications

Boiler Calculations

  • Horsepower
  • Heating
  • Factors of Evaporation
  • Safety Valve


  • Water Horsepower
  • Motor Horsepower
  • Reciprocating
  • Centrifugal
  • Single Stage
  • Duplex
  • Head Pressure


  • Pipes
  • Water
  • Fuel


Net Oil Pressure


  • Ohms Law
  • Kirchhoff's Law
  • Series Circuits
  • Parallel Circuits
  • Series- Parallel Circuits
  • Parallel- Series Circuits

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Upon completion of this seminar, the student will receive a certification of completion with 8 classroom hours (.8 Trainco CEUs) per day attended. Visit our continuing education units page to determine if this class is accepted by your state licensing agency.

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